educational toys

How to Make a Simple Stuffed Dinosaur: a kid friendly project from waddleeahchaa.com

One of my missions here at waddlee-ah-chaa is to highlight educational toys that inspire children to explore, create and think. A few weeks ago MacGyver reminded me of an important lesson. Simple art supplies (and free time to play and explore) are the best educational toys on the market! At the conclusion of homeschool each […]

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MAGFORMERS Giveaway: Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY from waddleeahchaa.com

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: MAGFORMERS Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin December 5, 2013 at 7:16 pm  Love the learning toys, especially the ones that allow the children to use their imaginations.. have you seen magna-tiles? They remind me of […]

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MAGFORMERS Giveaway: Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY from waddleeahchaa.com

We’re GIVING AWAY one set of MAGFORMERS (8 pieces) Why we love MAGFORMERS After the kiddos fell in love with a small set of magnet tiles at a friends house, I began looking into similar building tiles. MAGFORMERS came out on top with the best reviews. Since I found them to be a bit pricey, […]

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eeboo

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: eeBoo “tell me a story” Cards: Toy Review and GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin November 22, 2013 at 11:35 pm  What is your favorite holiday pie and cookie? Contact us at our email: winner at waddleeahchaa dot com (Prize […]

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eeboo

We’re GIVING AWAY one set of “tell me a story” cards by eeBoo Why we love eeBoo: All things eeBoo are my new favorite for kids games and gifts. eeBoo is not new; however, their products are sold in specialty toy shops. Hence, I had to wait to discover eeBoo until a specialty toy store […]

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CUBEBOT: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY from waddleeahchaa.com

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin November 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm  Not sure where the year went.. wow it was fast! Children keep you busy and the time always fly’s by when you are having […]

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CUBEBOT: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY from waddleeahchaa.com

It’s that time of year again! Time for our Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY! Where did the year go? Please contact me if you can help me turn back the hands of time. Please. Pretty Please! Do your kids have too much junk? Mine do. And yet birthdays and Christmas continue to come our way […]

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Spotlight on MacGyver’s Backyard Science Center. The learning that takes place in this area is exhilarating!   Meet my son MacGyver. His nickname is self explanatory and very fitting. MacGyver makes something out of nothing every single day of his life. When he’s not lost in a whirlwind of creative mess, he’s out exploring the […]

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Post image for Backyard Sandbox: Easy DIY Project

One of Miss Enigma’s favorite past times is  digging in the dirt. Last year for her birthday, I suggested Grandpa make her a sandbox. It has been the best birthday gift ever. She has played in it almost every day for two years. During our family Easter, I noticed all of the kids where playing […]

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Post image for IKEA Finger Puppet Set: The WINNER

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: Eater Basket Stuffer Ideas Congratulations Bernice! Bernice Mattila Garcia March 13, 2013 at 5:43 pm Hmm, I don’t do Easter baskets. I might send something to my mom – I’m thinking a box full of pinwheels will make […]

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Post image for Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas: IKEA Finger Puppet GIVEAWAY

Educational Toy GIVEAWAY: IKEA TITTA DJUR Finger Puppets Why we love these Finger Puppets from IKEA: They’re cute! Ten come in a package, making them a bargain. When I saw this set of ten finger puppets, I knew I had to snag a set to put in hiding for Miss Enigma’s Easter Basket. Lucky you, […]

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We try not to shower junk upon our children. Despite their pleas for stuff we typically say NO.  Nevertheless, I have two big weaknesses when it comes to the kiddos: books and art supplies. I guess you have noticed I am addicted to books and I love art. I want to grow thinking children who […]

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It’s a dreary, rainy day today. My kiddos usually spend their afternoons playing in our big backyard. Luckily, Grandma gave Miss Enigma a Discovery Kids Build and Play Construction Fort Set for Christmas. Excellent indoor activity for dreary winter days. The box features several designs to spark the children’s architecture creativity. Add a sheet and […]

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Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set – 62 Piece Extreme FX Set While I was volunteering in Cambodia last summer, the kiddos had a play day at a friend’s house. When I returned from Cambodia, the kiddos were borrowing a set of Magna-Tiles from our little friend. Our Man of Steel, who never pays much attention […]

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Story Cubes: The WINNER

December 17, 2012

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We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: Story Cubes Stocking Stuffer Congratulations Kim! Kim December 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm We love Guess Who and Uno! We hope you have a fun Christmas playing games! Contact us at our email: winner at waddleeahchaa dot com […]

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 Christmas Toy Review and GIVEAWAY of the Week: Rory’s Story Cubes Rory’s Story Cubes include 9 cubes with simple pictures on each side. The picture cubes act as story starters. The slogan for the game says it all, “Story Cubes let your imagination roll wild!” I love the flexibility of this game. You can pretty […]

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ZOOB Building Set: The WINNER

December 10, 2012

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We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: ZOOB Building Set Christmas Toy Review Congratulations Michelle! michelle December 5, 2012 at 12:13 am We definitely love building sets, I kind of wish we didn’t have so many different ones, but they all do something unique that […]

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Christmas Toy Review and GIVEAWAY of the week: ZOOB Building Set Considering the fact that we have a son who has earned the nickname MacGyver, I guess it will not be a surprise to anyone that he has quite a few building sets. Of course he has a big tub of Legos, K”Nex, Uberstix, Snap […]

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Zoomorphs: The WINNER

November 30, 2012

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We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and random.org You can view results on our original Post: Zoomorphs Christmas Toy Review and Giveaway Congratulations Sharon! Sharon Schoepe November 21, 2012 at 8:57 pm Thank you for the great giveaway. Happy Thanksgiving. Contact us at our email: winner at waddleeahchaa dot com (Prize must be claimed […]

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Christmas Toy Review GIVEAWAY of the Week: Zoomorphs Set We first stumbled upon Zoomorphs in one of those upscale type children’s stores we rarely patron. But on this day, Miss Enigma had courageously faced her yearly check-up and SHOTS! You have no idea what a feat this was (or maybe you do). In an effort […]

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Post image for Puss in Boots Christmas Dance Music: Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY

Back in October, Miss Enigma suffered a scary playground fall and concussion. The recovery was a bit slow and tedious. In an attempt to get her out of her concussion funk, we decided we needed to get her out of the house but we also needed to keep her nice and quiet. So off we […]

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